Beautifully crafted, this is racy and mineral-soaked. Mountain herbs are in abundance, along with clean, green (in a good way) berry, banana and pineapple fruit. It's balanced throughout, with excellent length and texture.
Paul Gregutt is a Contributing Editor for Wine Enthusiast magazine, a founding member of the magazine’s Tasting Panel, and reviews the wines of Oregon and Canada. The author of the critically-acclaimed Washington Wines & Wineries—The Essential Guide, he consulted on the Pacific Northwest entries in current versions of The World Atlas of Wine and The Oxford Companion to Wine.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.